How to Take Care of Your Aching Back as You Age

You may not be aware of it, but your spine starts to age in your 20s and 30s, and that continues throughout the rest of your life. “We all experience degenerative changes, but the good news is that these changes don’t always cause serious problems,” says spine specialist Kush Goyal, MD. There is no actual … Read More

Need a Nerve Block? 4 Things You Should Know

For many people who suffer with severe pain, nerve blocks have become part of their treatment. These injections of local anesthetic and steroid directly to the area of the affected nerve can help with pain control and improve function and quality of life. Often, the goal is to help people avoid surgery and to take … Read More

Hello, Yoga. Bye-bye, Back Pain (Video)

Cleveland Clinic certified yoga therapist Judi Bar demonstrates yoga postures that you can integrate into your day to help ease tight muscles and relieve an aching back. Try to do these exercises every day to keep your muscles loose and limber. Simple yoga movements like leaning, bending and twisting can relieve lower back pain. They … Read More

What’s New in Pain Treatments

Treatment of pain, particularly headaches and back and cancer pain, has always been a challenge. Recent technological developments in pain management, as well as new variations on ancient methods, can help to eliminate or ease tough pain. Here are a few of these treatments that have shown success in pain management. Headache pain Occipital nerve … Read More

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